Raymond Rex Bodiford  1943-2019


Raymond Rex Bodiford, 75 of Mineola, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 in Grand Saline. He was born on Sept. 23, 1943 in Kilgore to the late Rex and Nanny Mae Bodiford. 

Raymond worked for Tyler Pipe and in his free time enjoyed fishing and hunting with family and friends. He enjoyed singing and playing the guitar – even while his health was failing, he would sing to his family. Raymond was a fun-loving and straight-forward man who loved making his family laugh and smile. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 20 years, Brenda Bodiford; and one great-grandchild.

He is survived by his daughters, Teresa Ann Telles, Tanya Lanee Brooke, and Wendy Joy Tyndell; nine grandchildren;10 great-grandchildren; brother, Mediford Bodiford; and sisters, Nadra Louderman, Sheryl Miller, Trilla Simonek and Freda Cowart.

Visitation was held on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 from 1-2 p.m. at Beaty Funeral Home of Mineola. Funeral service followed at 2 p.m. with Bro. Charles Louderman Jr. conducting. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Garden in Mineola.